The Best Apps to Go Offline With

Whether you’re travelling in a foreign country, going through a tunnel, on a limited data plan or in a dystopian future where the basic infrastructure of civilisation has collapsed, you’re not always going to be guaranteed an internet connection on your phone when you’re out of the house. With these apps, it doesn’t matter. Read More >>

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The Coolest Star Wars Rey Toys That You Can Actually Buy Right Now

Star Wars toys have been in the news, as people reacted angrily to the distinct lack of merchandise based on The Force Awakens’ main hero, Rey — culminating in rage over a Rey-less Monopoly set. Hasbro have promised to include Rey in a later set, but why wait? Here’s some Rey merch you can get your hands on right now. Read More >>

This Refresher Guide Re-Caps Game of Thrones in Spoiler-Free Detail Before Season 4 Kicks Off

US TV network HBO has had the web designers in, creating a staggering interactive guide that rips open every single episode of bizarre sex & death fantasy series Game of Thrones, as a refresher ahead of the arrival of series four a few days from now. Read More >>

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Xbox One’s TV Guide Features Won’t Hit the UK Until 2014

That TV EPG integration thing that Microsoft banged on and on and on about when it launched Xbox One earlier this year? We're not getting it at launch, and Microsoft's only giving a vague "2014" answer when asked about when we are likely to see it. Read More >>

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4

So, you've been all pioneering-Lone Ranger and dived headfirst into buying a Galaxy S4 -- good on ya. But before you get too settled, you should think about rooting and pimping that beast, to get the very best out of it. To help you along the way, we've got a dead-simple guide to hold your hand and show you exactly how to root -- it's probably easier than you think. Read More >>

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10 Tips to Become a Google Maps Master

With great power comes great responsibility. Assuming you've downloaded Google Maps for iOS, you have the great power. But are you using it to its full potential? Probably not. Here are 10 tips -- obvious and otherwise -- to get to Google Maps Level 9000, a magical land where you'll never get lost again. Read More >>

Google’s Android Design Guide Will Make Your Apps Sooooo Fierce

Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) has made great strides in bringing the look of Android into a more consistent, cohesive form. Google's apps all look and behave very similarly, but now third-party app developers need to adapt. Luckily, Google is providing a map. Read More >>

Gizmodo’s Guide to IM Etiquette

Everyone has an obnoxious instant messenger friend. If you don't, it's probably you. Our parents didn't come of age in the days of MSN and AOL, so it's unlikely that they were able to pass on the finer points of internet manners. Read More >>